Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities of Smilax china L. aqueous extract.

  title={Anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities of Smilax china L. aqueous extract.},
  author={Xiao-shun Shu and Zhong-hong Gao and Xiang-liang Yang},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={103 3},
The aqueous extract of the tuber of Smilax china L., popularly known in China as "jin gang ten", was tested for its anti-inflammatory activities in rats by egg-albumin-induced edema and anti-nociceptive effects in mice using hot-plate test and acetic acid-induced abdominal constriction test, respectively. The aqueous extract in the dose of 1000 mg/kg (i.g.) had a significant anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory effect compared to physiological saline. The anti-inflammatory effects are similar… CONTINUE READING
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